Here is a local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of July and August.
Learn about the city of Magnolia’s budget
Magnolia City Council hosts a budget workshop to plan for fiscal year 2018-19. The workshop is open to the public, but there will be no public comments permitted. 8 a.m. Free. Magnolia City Hall,
18111 Buddy Riley Blvd., Magnolia.
Honor a longtime business in Magnolia
Country Air celebrates 40 years of business in July with a ribbon cutting by the Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce as well as food, drinks and activities for children. 4-7 p.m. Free.
38917 FM 1774, Magnolia.
See a musical production
The Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center presents “The Drowsy Chaperone,” which pays homage to the American musicals of the Jazz Age.
7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.).
$8-$20. 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball.
Enjoy Christmas in July
State Rep. Cecil Bell Jr. hosts a fundraiser to support Intercept Ministries, a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to individuals in Montgomery, Grimes and Waller counties. 6:30 p.m. $20. Magnolia Cowboy Church,
23247 Glenmont Estates Blvd., Magnolia. www.interceptministriestx.org
Attend a car show
Tomball Tinters presents the Tomball Night Car Show, which includes classic cars, jeeps and trucks as well as live music and a barbecue food trailer. 5 p.m. $25 (fee to submit car show entry), free (admission). 27503 Hwy. 249, Ste. 9, Tomball. 281-351-1925.
Visit a truck show
Nevrslo Motorsports Magnolia hosts a family-friendly truck show. Children can also bring any four-wheel toy vehicle to be judged with the trucks. 10 a.m. $10 (truck registration), free (admission).
17852 FM 1488, Magnolia. 281-259-0909. www.nevrslo.com
July 6, 14, 19 & Aug. 3
Enjoy summer movies
LSC-Tomball Community Library hosts a free children-friendly movie screening July 6. 1:30 p.m. 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball.
Tomball presents a free showing of “Arthur Christmas” on July 14 at 6 p.m. at the Tomball Historic Depot Plaza, 201 South Elm St., Tomball. www.tomballtx.gov
The Tomball Library presents a free movie singalong of “The Greatest Showman” on July 14. 10:30 a.m. 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. www.hcpl.net
Harris County Precinct 4 hosts a free showing of “The Polar Express” on July 19. 7 p.m. Burroughs Park, 9738 Hufsmith Road, Tomball. www.hcp4.net/p4movies
The Tomball Library celebrates Kid’s Movie Day on Aug. 3. 1:30 p.m.
30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball. www.hcpl.net
Meet law enforcement
The Magnolia Police Officers Association sponsors a Kids for Cops event, including children’s activities, opportunities to meet local officers, a poetry contest, a K-9 demonstration and snow cones. 11 a.m.-1p.m. Free. Unity Park, 19450 Unity Park Drive, Magnolia.
Celebrate Tomball Night
The Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual citywide festival, featuring live music, children’s activities, food, vendor booths, a parade and fireworks display. Local businesses stay open late and offer specials. 5-10 p.m. Free. Downtown Tomball.